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Here at ProClockers, we take computer cooling seriously. We have a growing library of Cooling Reviews including cpu cooler reviews, notebook cooler reviews, and computer case fan reviews. Cooling is a crucial part of overclocking a system, so we will be sure to let you know what to buy and what to avoid when cooling your new rig. You can also find reviews on fan controllers, water cooling kits, gpu cooling, and other computer cooling accessories. 

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on Thursday, June 3, 2010 - 12:00am

Scythe Kaze Master Pro 5.25 Fan ControllerScythe has been successful with their line of controllers and the Kaze Master Pro look to continue that trend. The KMP 5.25 is a single 5.25 bay device that consist of six channels which can handle a maximum of 12 watts per channel. But what is really appealing is the sleek black look of the front facial. Scythe is aiming for the individual looking for a sweet sexy looking components to full the front of their case.

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on Wednesday, June 2, 2010 - 12:00am

Noctua NH-C12P SE14 CPU CoolerBut Noctua isn’t all about extreme air cooling they are also dapping into the mid-range air cooling market as well. The NH-C12P is aimed at the person looking for better than good cooling well trying to be conservative at the same time. The C12P is a low-profile tabletop-type cooler that consist of six heat pipes and comes equipped with a NF-P14 series 140mm cooling fan. From just this we feel we will definitely see better than good cooling from the C12P.

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on Monday, May 10, 2010 - 12:00am

scythe yasyaWell that is until our next review sample was released. Scythe route back to the top of the cooling throne begins with the newly released Yasya. The Yasya is the first in line to use Scythe's new T.M.L.F or Trident Multi Layer Fin technology. This new technology simple put is placing the fins in an unparalleled arrangement to reduce the static pressure allowing for better heat transfer. Does it work? Read on and find out.

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on Monday, May 3, 2010 - 11:19pm

cogage arrowThe Cogage Arrow is large aluminum and copper heat sink that I would like to think of as the Cogage Spirit X2. Like the Spirit the Arrow is a tower design that consist of dual towers and not just one. In this era of air-cooler size and weight are pretty much threw out the door in the name of better performance. The Arrow weighs in at 825 grams or one pound thirteen ounces. And measure just over six inches high from base to last aluminum fin. The design is definitely saying dual fan setup even though it only comes with one. But will the size and weight but Thermalright back at the top of the hill? We will see.

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on Wednesday, March 24, 2010 - 12:00am

NZXT Senty II Fan ControllerThank you NZXT for sending me the Sentry II fan controller.  Fan controllers have always held a little soft spot in my book.  I started modding my computer more years ago than I can remember.  Back before you could even find a case with a window or in any color other than beige I don’t think you could even buy windows at first.  One thing I always wanted to do was build a fan controller.  At that time I only remember Sunbeam  as the only company that put out a mass produced fan controller, otherwise you built your own.  It was not too difficult, the plans and parts were out there for all, it just required a solder gun, drilling and some other light tools.  You gained total control of your fans though.  Fast forward a decade (or more) to the NZXT Sentry II, all you need is a screwdriver, tape (provided) and wire management skills (or not).  Not only do you get total control of your fans, you get touch screen technology, alarms, digital temperature displays and auto control.  All this for less money that it cost me to build my own back then. 

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on Sunday, February 7, 2010 - 6:44pm

dynatron geniusThe Genius is a cooler that you would call a big boy. A cooler that is much bigger than your typical cooler. A cooler that is aimed at defending the heat that is produced by overclocked processors. Many will say their is too many coolers to choice from already, but when you have the experience of Dynatron chances are they can improve on things. The Genius aka G950 is an 800 gram twin tower cooler that is fully capable with all the current AMD and Intel sockets.

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on Tuesday, February 2, 2010 - 8:38pm

Noctua NH-D14 Before I re-write the "About Us" page for Noctua, let's get into why we are here today. Noctua was generous enough to send over their latest cooler, the NH-D14. The D14, as we will call it, is the largest cooler we have seen from Noctua to date. It weighs in at 1240 grams with two fans attached. This alone is scary enough, but due to the SecuFirm 2 mounting system weight should be the last issue on your mind. Lets get into the review before I reveal anymore secrets on the D14.

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